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  • Pruning Roses

    By Susan Crevensten of the Fairbanks Garden Club The Fairbanks Garden Club would like to share some pruning tips that we learned at our last meeting up at the Botanical Gardens.  Janet Matheson presented the program on “Pruning Roses” for the Monthly meeting. To begin, Janet advised sharp pruners, a pair of “loppers” (long-handled pruners) […]

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  • So, You Have Everything Planted. Now What?

    By Glenna Gannon, GBG Vegetable Variety Trials Research Coordinator It is that time of year where you have probably just got your garden completely planted and everything is feeling great! Of course it is rewarding to sit back and enjoy your efforts while you watch your garden grow, however the seasoned gardener knows their work […]

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  • June Youth Programs

    Parents! Are your children looking for fun, engaging programs this summer? Register for the “In the Garden” program, which emphasizes experiential, hands-on learning, ages 0-7, at an affordable cost in the Georgeson Botanical Garden. These new programs are bound to be popular and space is limited, so be sure to register as soon as possible! […]

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  • Dead End Poet’s Society

    We’re thrilled to announce that the Dead End Poet’s Society is coming back to the Garden this year! If you are the parent of a child in grades K-6, we want their poetry! The top 4 winners will be featured in our Wild Rose Maze, and the top 3 will receive prizes. All poems are […]

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  • Alaska Agricultural Day

    The Georgeson Botanical Garden is proud to host Alaska Agricultural Day with the Interior Alaska Food Network on Sunday, May 5th, from 10am to 2pm. This event will feature a tractor rally and a variety of both adult- and kid-friendly educational activities and booths from local agricultural organizations. RSVP on Facebook here!

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